Initially daily but now sporadic blog about anime and world animation with a specific focus on the artists behind the work. Written by Ben Ettinger.
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Archives for: March 2007, 17

Saturday, March 17, 2007

04:02:00 pm , 456 words, 21531 views     Categories: Animation

Past highlights

I know it's rather hard for newcomers to browse through three years worth of posts to sort the wheat from the chaff, so I thought I'd throw together a short selection of what I feel to be some of the more significant or interesting posts, or posts I put more effort into. Kind of a condensed overview of the blog.

2004
› Spotlight on Mamoru Hosoda
› Winter Days
› Toei Doga (Part 1)
› Toei Doga (Part 2)
› Spotlight on Satoru Utsunomiya
› Tokyo Godfathers
› Otogi Pro and the rise of independent animation in Japan
› The first wave of independent animators in Japan
› Loose ends
› Toshio Hirata
› Midori
› Tadashi Hiramatsu interview
› Running man
› FX
› Yasuhiro Nakura
› Ichiro Itano

2005
› Gisaburo Sugii vs. Hiroshi Masumura
› Tadanari Okamoto: The Heart of Animation
› Gosenzosama Banbanzai
› Perrault the Chimney Sweep
› The art of Takashi Ishida
› Ken the Wolf Boy
› Shanghai Animation Studio
› Toshiyuki Inoue interview (Part 1)
› Toshiyuki Inoue interview (Part 2)
› Rambling about Toei animation
› Lichtspiel Opus I-IV
› Mitsuo Iso
› Yoshiaki Yoshinaga on Nekojiru (Part 1)
› Yoshiaki Yoshinaga on Nekojiru (Part 2)

2006
› Marisuke Eguchi interview
› The Kanada school
› Animaru-ya
› Yasunori Miyazawa
› Stylistic evolution in Crayon Shin-chan
› Legend of Crystania
› Two pioneer women animators

2007
› Hisashi Mori
› Hajime Ningen Gyators
› The women behind Ghibli
› Michael Arias interview
› Osamu Tanabe
› Old anime
› Yuri Norstein interview
› A Production / Shin-Ei Animation

2008
› Joe and the Rose
› Florence Miailhe
› Tiger Mask
› A Country Doctor
› The Antique Shop
› What makes animation interesting?

2009
› Shoichi Masuo
› Maya Yonesho
› Dirty Pair
› Genius Party
› L'Ange
› Taku Furukawa

2010
› The Sensualist
› $9.99
› In the Attic
› U
› Keita Kurosaka interview
› Halo Legends
› A Town Called Panic
› Wakfu bonus ep
› What do you want to see in anime?
› Run Melos
› Yamato 2520
› Kihachiro Kawamoto
› Franchise Microcosms

2011
› Yosuke Oomomo
› Ryu Kato
› Time Out of Mind
› The seconding system at Toei Doga
› The anime production line
› Satoshi Murai
› Ayaka Nakata
› Kooky
› Masaki Okuda
› Licca-chan and Burabura
› Sadahiko Sakamaki's storyboards for Taiga Adventure
› Lupin III: Bye Bye Liberty Crisis
› Masaaki Yuasa's The Squash Seller
› Grampa's Lamp
› Kizuna Ichigeki
› The animation of the second Lupin III TV series
› Rita and Whatsit

2012
› Seton Animal Chronicles: Bannertail, the story of a gray squirrel
› Submarine 707R
› Lupin III Part 3
› Dragon Slayer: The Legend of Heroes
› Arietty
› Mankatsu
› Noboru Furuse's racing anime
› Oh Pro's Devilman
› Yoshiyuki Momose Studio Ghibli works
› Tsushimamaru: Sayonara Okinawa
› The first five Lupin III TV specials
› Black Magic M-66
› Hermes, Wings of Love
› Votoms
› Pony Metal U-Gaim
› Anime games
› SPT Layzner
› Good Morning Althea
› Hyper-Psychic-Geo Garaga
› Capricorn
› Interview with Bahi JD

2013
› Anime Mirai 2011
› The Life of Gusko Budori
› Bavi Stock
› Saint Young Men
› Ippatsu Hicchuu!! Devander
› Ziria
› Blue Exorcist movie
› Ghost Stories
› C (299,792 km/s)
› Wild West Boy Isamu
› Ys
› Armor Hunter Mellowlink
› New Story of Aura Battler Dunbine
› The Twin Stars and early Ryutaro Nakamura
› Yumemakura Baku's Twilight Theatre
› Penguin's Memory
› Tensai Bakabon